M&A Deal Summary

Vivendi Acquires Editis SA

On January 31, 2019, Vivendi acquired publishing company Editis SA for 900M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Vivendi’s 1st transaction in the Publishing sector.
  • This is Vivendi’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Vivendi’s 4th transaction in France.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-01-31
Target Editis SA
Sector Publishing
Buyer(s) Vivendi
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 900M EUR

Target

Editis SA

Paris, France
website
Formed in 1835, Editis SA is a publishing group engaging in the business of literature, education, and reference publishing based in Paris.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Vivendi

Paris, France

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Category Company
Founded 1853
Sector Publishing
Employees39,200
Revenue 10.5B EUR (2023)
DESCRIPTION

Vivendi is a publisher of an interactive content products and co-publishes for various strategic partners worldwide. Vivendi was founded in 1853 and is based in Paris, France.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 12 of 14
Sector (Publishing) 1 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 6
Country (France) 4 of 6
Year (2019) 1 of 1
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